October 3, 2021 – Ages 18 and Up – Amateurs
Judging – Entries will be judged on taste (40%); texture (30%); and presentation (30%).
– Must use Texas Pecans.
– No mixes allowed.
– No refrigeration.
– Recipes must be typed on an 8.5″ x 11″ sheet of white paper and accompany each entry. Contestant’s name, address and
phone number printed on back side of recipe.
– All recipes entered in the State Fair of Texas’ contest(s) become the property of State Fair and/or its contest sponsor(s). Recipes may be republished in the official State Fair of Texas Cookbook or on the State Fair’s or sponsor’s website and other communication channels.
– Must use U.S. standard measuring system, use of metric system measurements are not accepted.
Per Entry Fee – $2.00
Best of Show – $300.00
Blue 1st Place – $100.00
Red 2nd Place – $50.00
White 3rd Place – $25.00
Yellow Honorable Mention – Ribbon
Bonus Prizes – The highest scoring dish in any category that is paired with a Texas wine as part of the recipe will receive a special basket of Texas Pecans and Texas Wine. Be sure to include a picture of your chosen wine in the recipe.